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Replacing an M320 Console or Auxiliary Cable

 
  1. Removing an M320 Console or Auxiliary Cable

  2. Installing an M320 Console or Auxiliary Cable

Removing an M320 Console or Auxiliary Cable

To remove a serial cable connected to a management console or auxiliary device (see Figure 1):

  1. Turn off the power to the console or auxiliary device.
  2. Unscrew the screws that secure the cable connector to the port, using a 2.5-mm flat-blade screwdriver if necessary.
  3. Pull the cable connector straight out of the port.
  4. Disconnect the cable from the console or auxiliary device.
Figure 1: Routing Engine Console or Auxiliary Cable
Routing Engine Console
or Auxiliary Cable

Installing an M320 Console or Auxiliary Cable

To install a console or auxiliary cable:

  1. Turn off the power to the console or auxiliary device.
  2. Connect one end (shown in Figure 2) of the replacement serial cable into the appropriate CONSOLE or AUX port. The external device ports on the CIP. The ports labeled HOST 0 connect to the Routing Engine in the upper Routing Engine slot (RE0), and the ports labeled HOST 1 connect to the Routing Engine in the lower Routing Engine slot (RE1).
  3. Using a 2.5-mm flat-blade screwdriver, tighten the screws on the connector.
  4. Attach the other end of the cable to the console or auxiliary device.
    Figure 2: Routing Engine Console or Auxiliary Cable
    Routing Engine Console
or Auxiliary Cable
  5. Connect the other end of the serial cable into the serial port on the console or auxiliary device.